The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 68 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 52 62 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.98% 3.77% 4.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.65% 20.74% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 49 54 63
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
355 299 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.34% 18.18% 19.07%
Number of salaries quoted 289 282 313
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 105 (87.50%) .NET
2 80 (66.67%) C#
3 66 (55.00%) HTML
4 53 (44.17%) CSS
5 52 (43.33%) SQL Server
5 52 (43.33%) ASP.NET
6 50 (41.67%) SQL
7 46 (38.33%) .NET Framework
8 43 (35.83%) OO
9 42 (35.00%) Java
9 42 (35.00%) Degree
10 37 (30.83%) C++
10 37 (30.83%) Microsoft
11 32 (26.67%) WPF
12 30 (25.00%) WCF
12 30 (25.00%) Scrum
12 30 (25.00%) MVC
13 29 (24.17%) Marketing
13 29 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (24.17%) Team Foundation Server
14 27 (22.50%) Multithreading
14 27 (22.50%) Software Engineering
14 27 (22.50%) XML
15 26 (21.67%) Atlassian
15 26 (21.67%) Confluence
16 25 (20.83%) VB.NET
17 23 (19.17%) SaaS
18 22 (18.33%) SQL Server 2008
18 22 (18.33%) C
18 22 (18.33%) Windows

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (21.67%) Confluence
2 8 (6.67%) IIS
3 6 (5.00%) ColdFusion
3 6 (5.00%) Drupal
4 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.83%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 13 (10.83%) Photoshop
2 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.17%) SaaS
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.83%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.83%) SMS
1 13 (10.83%) SMPP
1 13 (10.83%) NFC
2 3 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.67%) Internet
4 1 (0.83%) LDAP
4 1 (0.83%) SMTP
4 1 (0.83%) SNMP
4 1 (0.83%) VPN
4 1 (0.83%) DNS
4 1 (0.83%) SSL
4 1 (0.83%) Wireless
4 1 (0.83%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.50%) DB2
5 3 (2.50%) MySQL
6 2 (1.67%) Big Data
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.83%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 29 (24.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (15.83%) NUnit
3 17 (14.17%) MSTest
4 13 (10.83%) MSBuild
5 11 (9.17%) WiX
5 11 (9.17%) JIRA
6 3 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.50%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.50%) Moq
7 2 (1.67%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.67%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.67%) GoogleTest
7 2 (1.67%) NuGet
8 1 (0.83%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.83%) SCons
8 1 (0.83%) Selenium
8 1 (0.83%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.83%) Bugzilla
General
1 29 (24.17%) Marketing
2 19 (15.83%) Banking
3 14 (11.67%) Publishing
4 12 (10.00%) Finance
5 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.50%) Electronics
7 2 (1.67%) Automotive
7 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.83%) Games
8 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 73 (60.83%) Developer
2 51 (42.50%) .NET Developer
3 39 (32.50%) C# Developer
4 33 (27.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (21.67%) Author
5 26 (21.67%) Technical Author
6 18 (15.00%) Software Engineer
7 14 (11.67%) Senior Developer
8 12 (10.00%) Web Developer
9 11 (9.17%) .NET Web Developer
10 8 (6.67%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.83%) Junior
11 7 (5.83%) C# Software Engineer
11 7 (5.83%) Systems Developer
11 7 (5.83%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (5.00%) Junior .NET Developer
12 6 (5.00%) Junior Developer
12 6 (5.00%) Applications Developer
13 5 (4.17%) Technical Writer
13 5 (4.17%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (87.50%) .NET
2 66 (55.00%) HTML
3 53 (44.17%) CSS
4 52 (43.33%) ASP.NET
5 46 (38.33%) .NET Framework
6 32 (26.67%) WPF
7 30 (25.00%) WCF
8 27 (22.50%) XML
9 21 (17.50%) ADO.NET
10 19 (15.83%) XSLT
11 17 (14.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (13.33%) LINQ
13 14 (11.67%) Ajax
14 13 (10.83%) HTML5
15 11 (9.17%) Java ME
16 8 (6.67%) jQuery
16 8 (6.67%) STL
16 8 (6.67%) Web Services
16 8 (6.67%) CSS3
17 6 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.83%) Blackberry
2 13 (10.83%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.50%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.67%) DTV
6 2 (1.67%) Kindle
6 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.67%) Photography
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.83%) BBC
7 1 (0.83%) Ergonomics
7 1 (0.83%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.83%) Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) Statistics
7 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.83%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.33%) Windows
2 16 (13.33%) Android
3 13 (10.83%) Apple iOS
3 13 (10.83%) Windows Phone
4 4 (3.33%) Linux
5 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.83%) OO
2 30 (25.00%) MVC
2 30 (25.00%) Scrum
3 29 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (22.50%) Software Engineering
4 27 (22.50%) Multithreading
5 16 (13.33%) Web Development
6 15 (12.50%) OOP
7 14 (11.67%) TDD
8 11 (9.17%) Time Management
9 9 (7.50%) MVVM
10 6 (5.00%) Content Management
10 6 (5.00%) ERP
11 5 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (3.33%) Automated Testing
12 4 (3.33%) Unit Testing
13 3 (2.50%) Software Testing
13 3 (2.50%) Numerical Analysis
13 3 (2.50%) OOA/OOD
13 3 (2.50%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 80 (66.67%) C#
2 50 (41.67%) SQL
3 42 (35.00%) Java
4 37 (30.83%) C++
5 25 (20.83%) VB.NET
6 22 (18.33%) C
7 20 (16.67%) PHP
7 20 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 14 (11.67%) PowerShell
9 13 (10.83%) VBA
9 13 (10.83%) XAML
9 13 (10.83%) T-SQL
10 10 (8.33%) VB
11 6 (5.00%) Perl
12 4 (3.33%) C++/CLI
13 3 (2.50%) Python
14 2 (1.67%) VBScript
15 1 (0.83%) VB6
Qualifications
1 42 (35.00%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.83%) ISEB
2 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.83%) ISO 9001
2 12 (10.00%) ISO 8583
3 10 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 37 (30.83%) Microsoft
2 26 (21.67%) Atlassian
3 13 (10.83%) Adobe
4 12 (10.00%) Telerik
5 4 (3.33%) Oracle
6 2 (1.67%) SAP
6 2 (1.67%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.67%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.83%) Google
7 1 (0.83%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.83%) Perforce
7 1 (0.83%) VMware
7 1 (0.83%) Epiphany
7 1 (0.83%) Motorola
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Career Progression!
Posted: 3 days ago
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Red Gate Software Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £0
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Top Base+Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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